DON isotopes over a coral reef (Thibodeau et al., Coral Reefs)

Heterogeneous dissolved organic nitrogen supply over a coral reef: first evidence from nitrogen stable isotope ratios B. Thibodeau, T. Miyajima, I. Tayasu, A. S. J. Wyatt, A. Watanabe, N. Morimoto, C. Yoshimizu, T. Nagata Dissolved organic nitrogen (DON) potentially plays a major role in sustaining | Click for More →

Coral reef POM dynamics (Wyatt et al., L&O)

Particulate nutrient fluxes over a fringing coral reef: Source-sink dynamics inferred from carbon to nitrogen ratios and stable isotopes Alex S. J. Wyatt, Ryan J. Lowe, Stuart Humphries and Anya M. Waite We examined spatial and temporal variations in particulate organic matter (POM) dynamics over a | Click for More →

Reef fish trophodynamics (Wyatt et al., Coral Reefs)

Stable isotope analysis reveals community-level variation in fish trophodynamics across a fringing coral reef A. S. J. Wyatt, A. M. Waite, S. Humphries In contrast to trophodynamic variations, the marked zonation in physical and biological processes across coral reefs and the concomitant changes in habitat | Click for More →

Coral reef nutrient dynamics (Wyatt et al., L&O)

Oceanographic forcing of nutrient uptake and release over a fringing coral reef Alex S. J. Wyatt, James L. Falter, Ryan J. Lowe, Stuart Humphries and Anya M. Waite Nitrate and nitrite (NOx) and phosphate (PO4) dynamics over Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia, are shown to depend on | Click for More →

Organic Matter Release by Benthic Primary Producers (Haas et al., PLoS One)

Effects of Coral Reef Benthic Primary Producers on Dissolved Organic Carbon and Microbial Activity Andreas F. Haas, Craig E. Nelson, Linda Wegley Kelly, Craig A. Carlson, Forest Rohwer, James J. Leichter, Alex Wyatt, Jennifer E. Smith Benthic primary producers in marine ecosystems may significantly alter | Click for More →

Picoplankton and virus uptake by a coral reef (Patten et al., Coral Reefs)

Uptake of picophytoplankton, bacterioplankton and virioplankton by a fringing coral reef community (Ningaloo Reef, Australia) Nicole L. Patten, Alex S.J. Wyatt, Ryan J. Lowe, Anya M. Waite We examined the importance of picoplankton and virioplankton to reef trophodynamics at Ningaloo Reef, (north-western Australia), in May | Click for More →

Reef fish discrimination (Wyatt et al., PLoS One)

Variability in Isotope Discrimination Factors in Coral Reef Fishes: Implications for Diet and Food Web Reconstruction Alex S.J. Wyatt, Stuart Humphries, Anya M. Waite Interpretation of stable isotope ratios of carbon and nitrogen (δ13C and δ15N) is generally based on the assumption that with each | Click for More →

Coral reef phytoplankton fluxes (Wyatt et al., MEPS)

Particulate nutrient fluxes over a fringing coral reef: relevant scales of phytoplankton production and mechanisms of supply Alex S. J. Wyatt, Ryan J. Lowe, Stuart Humphries, Anya M. Waite Seasonal observations of phytoplankton uptake at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia, reinforce the importance of particulate organic | Click for More →